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Essential Guide to Denver

May 4, 2018

Special thanks to consumeradvocates.org for featuring the Denver YMCA in their Essential Kids Guide to Denver

 

8 Ways to Eat Better for Earth Day

April 4, 2018

Often we think of “eating right” as getting proper nutrition and avoiding junk food. But eating right also includes eating in ways that reduce food loss and waste. In celebration of Earth Day, April 22, we’re exploring ways you can cut back on food waste and manage food resources to save both nutrients and money.

CEO Jim Hiner Announces Retirement

March 26, 2018

Current President & CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver Jim Hiner has announced plans to retire in September 2018. Beginning his work with the YMCA in 1971, Hiner took on the leadership role in Denver in 2006 and has since led the organization through 12 years of expansion and increased community impact.

5 Things You Should Know About Tai-Chi for Fitness

March 26, 2018

Tai Chi? Qigong? Is it another language? Or one of the latest trends in fitness? The practice generates many questions. In response, we’re taking a closer look and shedding light on why it’s growing in popularity. Here are five things you should know.

3 of Your Most Common Nutrition Questions Answered

March 8, 2018

The science of nutrition is constantly changing. One week, you might hear that eggs are good for you. The next week, you might hear they’re bad. Then, suddenly they’re good again. It can get confusing to make healthy decisions. In celebration of March’s National Nutrition Month, we’re tackling a few of the common questions we receive at the YMCA regarding the latest evidence and nutritional...